Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX, Videos

Sherriff Branford Approved: Can You Rally A Dodge Charger Pursuit?

I don’t know how many people are taught how to drive like they are a stunt driver when they are years away from a driver’s license, but it is one of the highlights of my childhood that I...

The Straight-Eight Challenge: Will Either One Of These Ancient Engines Run?

Waking up cars from the dead will always be a challenge, but for the past sixty years or so, give or take, the designs of the engine are pretty much the same: inline four, inline six, V8 and up....

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Here’s How To Make Sure Your Projects End Up Flat Even If You Don’t Have A Welding Table. Here Is How 3 Points Can Make You Accurate.

So you’ve got your welder, a saw to cut metal, and a stack of tubing you want to make into something. It doesn’t matter whether it is a table frame for your house, a back half chassis...

Making Tools Is Cool! Take A Look At This Rotary Bender, It’s Not Only Good At Bending But Bad Ass Looking Too

There is something about building your own tools that just makes you feel good. Not every tool should be made mind you, but some are better when you make them yourself. I’ve got several tools...

Video: Killer Trucks Take Over The Gulf Coast For Scrapin’ The Coast 2019

Scrapin’ the Coast is just one of the big shows that takes over the Gulf Coast each year, but if you are into custom trucks then this is the one for you. What started out years ago as a show...

How To Prep And Paint An Old Rusty Chassis: Sure It’s Some Work, But The Results Can Be Cool

We’ve all come across a project that has got a chassis we just don’t look forward to cleaning and repainting. Often we’ll decide that taking it to the powder coater to have it...

Urchfab Makes Use Of Their Hand Built Control Arm Jig. These Are Some Pretty Cool Custom Parts You Can Build At Home

It is the common thread of the Urchfab project called the Mongrel, a Miata chassis with a bitchin old Ford 100E body slid over the top of it with some huge fender flares, a cage, and lots of other...

This Tilting And Extending Welding Table Is A Pretty Cool Home Built Project That We’d Love To Have In The Shop

If you are regular here on BANGshift then you know that welding is one of the things I like most. And that means that welding projects and helping you guys learn how to weld is something I love being...

Classic YouTube: “Winning In Style”, The Story Of Austin-Rover’s Motorsports Activities In The 1980s

BLMC collapsed in 1975 and was nationalized into British Leyland. British Leyland had plenty of troubles through the remainder of the 1970s that had plenty to do with union leader Derek Robinson, and...

Retro Clip: The Final Race Scene From “King Of The Mountain”…Porsche Versus Corvette On Mulholland Drive

As soon as I saw the thumbnail picture for this YouTube clip, I knew I had to watch it. There’s something about a ragged out 1960’s Corvette, hoodless, on slot mags and with primer spots,...

It’s A Boat, It’s A Plane: The Beriev Be-200 In Action!

If you can’t bring yourself to say anything positive about Russia’s manufacturing sector, you at least have to hand them credit where it’s due: when they come up with a need, they...

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Test Bed: Get A Closer Look At The Edelbrock/Hot Rod Test Camaro, And A Later-Model Test Car Too!

Some cars are best known by the driver that wheeled them around, or by the race that they won, or simply because of what they are. This red and white-striped 1967 Chevrolet Camaro SS is best known by...

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The Beauty In Brutality: The Story Of A Surviving Land Rover Discovery That Ran Camel Trophy

The photos and video clips are seared into my brain: heavy mud, jungle tracts that would be a bitch to hike, let alone drive, river crossings, handmade bridges, the kind of stuff that if made today...

Lost And Found: Garrett Reed’s Monte Carlo, From Power Tour Theft To LS Fest X!

I’ve had the privilege of knowing Garrett Reed for a couple of years now. Good dude, always friendly, always chill, always working hard for his keep. Garrett is the kind of guy that I...